Your patient has been diagnosed with a hemothorax. What is your priority nursing intervention at this time?

 

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- Set up for a chest tube insertion

- Set up for an extraventricular drain insertion

- Set up for transcutatneous pacing

- Set up for a central venous catheter insertion

Rationale

The treatment for a hemothorax is the insertion of a chest tube. This is the priority at this time.

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